The Perpetual Death And Rebirth Of The Revolutionary Three-Wheeler

Whenever I see an email from any scrappy new startup company touting about how they're going to "revolutionize personal transportation" I can almost always sketch the car they're talking about without even seeing it: a sleek, low, three-wheeled wedge of a car. It's not always the case, but it's pretty incredible how… » 4/10/13 3:30pm 4/10/13 3:30pm

Morgan Reviving Threewheeler With Harley-Davidson Power

British wood-car builder Morgan stepped into the 21st century with the EvaGT, but it's also taking a step back by reviving the Threewheeler, with grunt from a Harley-Davidson V-Twin turning a Mazda gearbox. Has someone been reading our diary? » 11/04/10 2:30pm 11/04/10 2:30pm

Jalopnik Drives The Can-Am Spyder!

When it comes to segment blurring, the team at BRP's Can-Am have aimed a shot across the bow of both ultralight sports car makers and motorcycle manufacturers with their new Spyder. We've been following the release of this snowmobile with wheels since spy shots first surfaced back in December. And now we've just… » 5/30/07 2:00pm 5/30/07 2:00pm

Autorama Blowout! Unsafe at Any Speed - Blown 502 Trike

I think Ralph Nader's infamous title is perhaps more apropos in this situation than in its original context. I first saw this contraption cruising Woodward during the Dream Cruise last summer, but couldn't seem to catch up to it. Now it's cornered quarry and far more dangerous than I'd thought. As mentioned, that's a… » 3/16/07 2:45pm 3/16/07 2:45pm

Can-Am Spyder Website Goes Live, Trike Fanatics Hearts Aflutter

So the Can-Am Spyder is a bit of an oddity, and it was pretty much off everyone's radar, but we're on it like crazy on Congress now. The real deal grown up website is going live at 11:00pm which is like now and that means specs, new pics, maybe some vids, certainly some wacky marketing pitches. I can't promise I'll be… » 2/09/07 11:00pm 2/09/07 11:00pm